The best time to visit Perth is undoubtedly during wildflower season, where the landscape erupts into magnificent colour. Travel to WA during September, October or November with this package to experience this remarkable natural phenomenon. There are more than 15,000 species of wildflowers throughout WA - many only found here - such as clusters of splendid rare orchids in the south, prolific inland carpets of everlastings as far as the eye can see to colourful roadside kangaroo paws. Book now to save - wildflower deals are selling-out fast.
Days 1 – 4 Indian Pacific to Perth
Your epic journey from Sydney to Perth takes you along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world, it´s a journey of contrast encompassing some of Australia´s most beautiful and diverse landscapes including the magnificent Blue Mountains and the vast empty expanse of the Nullarbor Plain.
As the Indian Pacific arrives into Perth on day 4, you can sense the laid-back pace of this beautiful city fringed between the Indian Ocean and Swan River. You will be transferred from the railway station on arrival in Perth to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Perth.
Sydney Airport to Railway Station Transfer, 3 Nights Gold Service Cabin on the Indian Pacific (2 Nights ex Adelaide), 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners, Luxury Broken Hill Coach Tour, Luxury Adelaide Coach Tour (Sydney to Perth customers only), Railway Station to Perth Hotel Transfer, Overnight Accommodation.
Day 5 Perth & Fremantle Welcome Tour with Swan River Cruise
Perth has it all, modern and cosmopolitan with a big city vibe it still retains a friendly smiling atmosphere, outdoor lifestyle sits easily with urban chic, quality restaurants and eateries abound, golden beaches and the beautiful Swan River offer a wealth of opportunity for playing about in the water and the city´s eclectic arts and entertainment scene spoil you for choice.
Let us show you the sights of our beautiful city of Perth to get your bearings and benefit from the informative commentary. It´s a true welcome to Perth. This three and a half hour tour takes in most of the city´s major attractions plus takes you to South Perth across the Swan River and along Perth beaches. Now you have a good orientation and knowledge of the Perth area, you can return to soak up some places at your own pace. Don´t forget your DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book for amazing discounts and bonuses.
The bohemian port town of Fremantle has a unique feel and distinctive cafe lifestyle. See the amazing colonial architecture and experience Fremantle. En route to Fremantle take in the views from the "Tree Top Walk" in King´s Park and travel along some of Perth´s finest beaches.
After your coach tour, enjoy a scenic cruise with informative commentary back to Perth along the magnificent Swan River as well as a complimentary tea or coffee.
Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Swan River Cruise, Complimentary Tea or Coffee, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
Day 6 Wildflower Discovery Tour
This morning, get picked up from your hotel and enjoy a full day exploring the magnificent wildflowers of Perth and the surrounding regional areas on your specialised wildflower tour.
You will travel to the best areas surrounding Perth to experience the remarkable wildflower phenomenon, visiting places such as the Darling Escarpment, Wireless Pak, Gingin and Toodyay. The itinerary varies and is designed to help ensure you visit the areas with the most prolific wildflowers on the day. Profusion varies daily and is dependent on mother nature.
Your experienced botanical guide will identify rare flowers and show you popular favorites such as everlastings, orchids, red & green kangaroo paw, banksia, bottle brush and of course Western Australia’s famous orange flowering Christmas trees. Stop for lunch close to the wildflowers and enjoy ample time to identify and photograph the flowers.
You will also be guided through Kings Park Botanic Garden. Perched high on the Mt Eliza scarp in the heart of Kings Park, this world famous botanic facility is a sweeping 17 hectares of stunning garden displays, featuring 3,000 striking species from around the state. Plantings are grouped by regions of the state or notable taxonomic groups, and some are purely for spectacular display.
Use your complimentary wildflower booklet to help you identify and the many various varieties of flowers during this exciting day.
Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick, Lunch, Complimentary Wildflower Guide, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
Day 7 Explore Perth
Perth is Western Australia´s smiling capital city, cerulean skies, white sand beaches and turquoise waters make it a paradise for outdoor lovers, the city is vibrant chic and modern, galleries, festivals and performance venues are cultural must-sees, a wealth of bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs cater for those in search of dining and entertainment.
Enjoy a free day to explore the sights and surrounds of Perth. Maybe visit Rottnest Island and see the famous quokkas or visit the many shops and restaurants in the city. The choice is yours.
Overnight Perth Accommodation.
Day 8 Fly Home
Today marks the end of your wildflower adventure. Say goodbye to Perth and get picked up from your hotel and transferred to Perth Airport for your journey home.
Inclusions onboard the Indian Pacific
Relax in your private Gold Service Cabin and watch the passing landscapes of Australia pass by through your large window. Enjoy all meals onboard the Indian Pacific in the stylish Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car (flexible times, hearty breakfasts, two course lunches, three course dinners). Your package includes FREE soft drinks, beers, high-quality standard wines, base spirits, tea and coffee throughout your journey on board. You will also receive a FREE toiletries kit. You have Cabin Steward service, in-cabin music and detailed journey commentary (available from your cabin sound system) and you will love the cosy but exclusive atmosphere of the Outback Explorer Lounge. Your package includes Gold Service but can be upgrade to Platinum Service.
Upgrade to Platinum Service: Experience the luxury of larger cabin space (twice the size of a Gold Service Twin Cabin) along with private Platinum Transfers, in-cabin breakfasts and access to the exclusive new Platinum Lounge and Restaurant. See Upgrade Options below for details.
Flights Home Included
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted ´package only´ airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Perth Hotel Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Perth. Our "Good Standard" central hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. Upgrade to our "Deluxe" hotel from $63 per person and to the "Luxury" hotel from $142 per person (for all 4 nights).
Airport & Rail Transfers Included
You will be transferred from Sydney Airport to the railway station and from the Indian Pacific railway station on arrival in Perth to your Perth hotel. You will also be transferred from your hotel to Perth airport for your journey home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Western Australia at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your Western Australia holiday.